Tuesday, May 23, 2017
My Vancouver: An ever-enfolding story

TIMOTHY TAYLOR NYT Syndicate Vancouver has what you might call an improvisational air. The city makes itself up as it goes along because we are all really complete newbies here, excepting, of course, the Musqueam, Squamish and ..

That Wasn't Twain:  How a misquotation is born

NYT Syndicate How fitting that the man often credited with saying"a lie can travel halfway around the world while the truth is still putting on its shoes" most likely did not invent the phrase. Commonly attributed to Mark Twain, that ..

With new digital tools, anyone  can wage cyber attacks

NYT Syndicate Hackers are discovering that it is more profitable to hold your important data hostage than it is to steal it. A decade-old internet scourge called ransomware went mainstream last weeky when cybercriminals seized ..

Reuters As co-creator David Lynch introduced the first screening of his much-anticipated revival of the 1990s TV series 'Twin Peaks', he evoked the image of the tall green Douglas fir trees that came to define the ..

Reuters Clint Eastwood does not rule out making another Western, he said recently as he presented a 25th anniversary restored copy of Unforgiven at the Cannes Film Festival. "When I read the (Unforgiven) script 25 years ago, I always ..

NYT Syndicate Knees that"pop,""click" or"crackle" may sometimes be headed toward arthritis in the near future, a new study suggests. It's common for the knees to get a little noisy on occasion, and hearing a"crack" during your ..

MELISSA CLARK NYT Syndicate There are excellent reasons to cook a whole fish, rather than fillets. The skin and bones add enormous amounts of flavour to the flesh, and they also keep it from drying out, which gives you a wider margin of ..

PTI Janelle Monae said make-up connects her with her roots and the culture she comes from. The 31-year-old actress said make-up reminds her of the war paint her ancestors used. "(Make-up) connects me to my roots. I come from a very ..

IANS Indian actress and former Miss World Aishwarya Rai Bachchan has been representing India at the Cannes Film Festival for over a decade -- once as a jury member, then for a movie and multiple times for a cosmetic brand. She says ..

IANS Rasika Dugal is excited and hopeful that her maiden experience at the celebrated Cannes Film Festival, where a curtain raiser of her film Manto is being hosted, will be a special one. Being directed by Nandita Das, Manto -- ..